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Assistant Director of Studies (Expats Only) - Hanoi

English Language Teaching | Location, Job description | Full Time

Job Description

ACET, part of IDP, is seeking to recruit one Assistant Director of Studies in Hanoi.

This is an exciting opportunity at a leading EAP and IELTS provider for diploma-qualified TEFL professionals to display and develop their skills, experience, and knowledge in a full-time academic management role that includes course and material development, teacher support, and continuing professional development, as well as teaching young learners and adults in Academic English and IELTS Preparation courses.


1. Academic Management:

Assist the DoS with communication between the school management and teaching teams

* Conduct teacher observations – observe and give feedback to teachers, conduct appraisals, and offer support and advice

* Conduct in-service training (INSET) sessions in the form of teacher development workshops  

* Maintain and monitor teacher professionalism

* Arrange mentoring and run induction sessions for new teachers

* Assist in the creation, development, and organization of course materials

2. Administrative

* Monitor and oversee exam delivery and results, collating information and issues and responding appropriately

* Respond to student and teacher feedback, reporting to the DoS as appropriate.

* Liaise with teachers and counselors on student matters

* Support with student placement testing and marketing activities or exhibitions conducted by ACET and IDP  

3. Product Development

* Conduct curriculum development projects as assigned by the Academic Director/DoS

* Assist in the monitoring & evaluation of curriculum changes, collating teacher feedback, and liaising with DOS

* Support the design and implementation of projects for Corporate clients

4. Teaching hours 

Teach teens, Academic English, or IELTS courses, dependent on the time of year, averaging 12 hours per week  


  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • An internationally recognized English language teaching qualification (e.g. CELTA, or equivalent)
  • 3+ years ELT/TESOL teaching experience at reputable institutions
  • Experience in teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and/or IELTS preparatory classes
  • A postgraduate ELT/TESOL qualification, such as Cambridge DELTA Level 02, Cambridge IDLTM or a Master’s degree in ELT/TESOL (or in process)
  • Thorough understanding of the role of culture in language learning
  • Experience in teaching Academic English / Young Learners / Teens
  • Desirable - ELT experience in Vietnam or Asia


  1. KPI bonus up to 01 month of gross salary
  2. 15 days of annual paid leave
  3. 10 days of paid sick leave
  4. AON Healthcare Insurance
  5. Work Permit & TRC fee will be covered for up to 6 VND million